Police Parade 126 Suspects For Jail-break And Looting In Edo

Police Parade 126 Suspects For Jail-break And Looting In Edo


The Edo State Police Command on Wednesday paraded 126 suspects in connection with the jail -breaks, looting and vandalism in the aftermath of the # EndSARS protests which rocked the country .

According to the breakdown given by the State Commissioner of Police , Johnson Kokumo, 106 suspects were arrested for breaking stores , looting and arson. He also said 10 escapees were re – arrested , while 10 suspects were arrested for other offences.

He said, “ The Command wishes to brief members of the public on the # EndSARS protest which was hijacked by hoodlums and mobs who went berserk wreaking havoc majorly in Benin metropolis .

“ As you are all aware , the hoodlums burnt down police stations , carted away arms and ammunition , raped women in some areas, killed policemen on their gory path to destruction , freed convicted criminals and felons, looted businesses and extorted innocent Nigerians . ”

 

(Punchng)

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